Drinking Sugary Beverages Put Your Child at Risk for Obesity


By Molly Clifton

Cutting down on the amount of salt kids have could help lower the risk of childhood obesity.

New research in the journal Pediatrics looked at more than 4,200 children in Australia, and found kids who ate more salt also drank more sugary beverages.

Kids in the study who drank more than one sugary beverage a day were 26-percent more likely to be overweight.


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